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> > Senior Analyst/Economist
> > Food First/The Institute for Food and Development Policy is a
> > independent, non-profit think tank engaged in analysis, research,
> > and education-for-action on hunger and poverty, environmental
> > and alternative development policies for the Third World and for the
> > (http://www.foodfirst.org).
> > The Senior Analyst/Economist will conduct economic-social research,
> > analysis, writing, public speaking, media appearances and networking for
> > our two principles program areas, Economic and Social Human Rights
> > and Re-Shaping the Global Food System.
> > Responsibilities include:
> > * Provide senior level support to both programs.
> > * Conduct economic-social research on issues such as welfare reform,
> > hunger, underemployment, agriculture, corporate concentration in the
> > system, impacts of trade policy and economic globalization in the U.S.;
> > land reform, small farm productivity, trade and agriculture policy,
> > development, poverty, alternative food systems, and impacts of
> > globalization and structural adjustment in the third world.
> > * Produce analytical reports putting forth and justifying Food First's
> > positions on these issues.
> > * Put forth alternative policy options consistent with Food First values
> > and mission.
> > * Write for a variety of audiences, from academics and policy makers to
> > activists and the general public.
> > * Speak on behalf of Food First in a variety of public foras and in the
> > * Help develop networks of collaborators, partner organizations,
> > Qualifications include:
> > Should have substantial experience in similar work, preferably with a
> > graduate degree in a related field (ideally a Ph.D. or M.A. with
> > experience in economics), must have a proven record of excellence in
> > research, analysis, writing for diverse audiences, public speaking and
> > media work, networking, and substantial experience as an activist for
> > social change. Must have demonstrated commitment to the values and
> > of Food First, must be a cooperative, energetic and collaborative team
> > player, must have leadership qualities, must be comfortable in writing
> > and speaking to diverse audiences, and must be flexible, willing and
> > interested to work on diverse issues as described above. Must be able
> > juggle multiple projects simultaneously. Name recognition/reputation as
> > 'expert,' a plus.
> > Salary commensurate with experience. Letter, cv, 3 references and
> > samples to Hiring Committee, Food First, 398 60th Street, Oakland, CA,
> > 94618, USA.
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